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Kids rewarded with new bikes thanks to Variety

KARINA ABADIA
Last updated 05:00 20/12/2013
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ALL SMILES: Glenbrae School students Newsam Pepe, Samuel Mbalzi and Penitoa Taulongo show off the bicycles donated to them by Variety – The Children’s Charity.

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Top community citizens from primary schools all over East Auckland were honoured on Monday.

Variety - The Children's Charity presented 20 children with new bikes and helmets at Glenbrae School as part of the nationwide Bikes for Kids tour.

Every year school staff and residents nominate students to receive a bicycle.

Those nominated have shown themselves to be exemplary role models, have overcome adversity or would otherwise not be in a position to receive one.

The children who received the bicycles came from schools including Glenbrae School, Ruapotaka School, Tamaki Primary, Panmure District School, Panmure Bridge School, Glen Innes School, St Pius X Catholic School, Bailey Rd Primary School, Sylvia Park School, St Joseph's Catholic School and Pt England School.

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- East And Bays Courier

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